Now British Super brand Barbour, have a lot to shout about at the moment not only are they the holders of, not one, not two but three Royal Warrants! But, also this month sees the launch of their Spring Summer 18 Shirt Department. Shirts have always had a long history and heritage within the Barbour brand. When Scotsman John Barbour moved over the border to found the company in 1894, his vision was to create a wardrobe based on his founding principles of quality, durability, attention to detail and fitness for purpose. He introduced the first collection of men’s shirts in 1914 and today inspired by Barbour’s countryside credentials and John Barbour’s founding principles, The Shirt Department features modern and contemporary styles, designed to give the wearer the freedom to wear them their own way, whether it’s for work or leisure.
Designed for city and country living, shirts are expertly tailored with a focus on checks alongside traditional plain colours and on trend micro prints and polka dots. In a choice of short and long sleeves in lightweight fabrics. The go to place for smart casual shirts, continues to turn the rich colours of the British countryside.
This season, cotton seersuckers and linen shirts have been introduced to the collection to give a proper summer sense, coming in an array of colours to suit every wardrobe. Relaxed, versatile and easy to wear, they’re the ideal complement to jeans, shorts or chinos.
Inspired by Barbour’s Scottish roots, Highland Checks are also given a summer facelift with large checks and strong colours on white based clothing, making a real wardrobe statement. These shirts are tailored with narrower sleeves around the biceps for a defined shape to the forearm and cuff. Designed to be worn over jeans or shorts, they provide the best in a casual relaxed weekend look. Barbour classic, Tattersall shirts are a classic for every Man’s wardrobe. The origin of the Tattersall pattern goes back to 1766 and Tattersall’s Horse Market where blankets with a checked pattern were sold to use on horses. A long time favourite, Barbour’s Tattersall shirts are timeless and designed for the best in effortless country style. Alongside traditional Tattersall’s, this season, there’s a play on scale and pop highlights using light poplins in high density weaves to create greater colour depth.
Barbour’s Oxford shirts in classic white, navy and light blue offer choice and sophistication and are theperfect partner for chinos or jeans.